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regicide

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Crime
regicidere‧gi‧cide /ˈredʒɪsaɪd/ noun formal 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]SCCPGO the crime of killing a king or queen2 [countable]SCCPGO someone who kills a king or queen
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regicideThe populists resorted to conspiracy, terror and regicide.A daring and devious regicide or merely a clumsy archer?Indubitable evidences of an ancient custom of ritual regicide have been found over a great portion of the globe.His granddaughter was Dorothea Scott, a friend of several of the regicides and a Quaker pamphleteer and preacher during the 1650s.
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